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Mt. Everest / O’Briens #789862

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 12, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Oswego, New York: Ron Allen) The story of Michael & Chris O’Brien, who set out to climb Mt. Everest to raise awareness & money to fight Huntington’s disease, presented; video shown of the brothers on the mountain; details given about Michael’s fall and death in a crevasse. [Hereditary Disease Foundation Dr. Nancy WEXLER††- notes the difficulty in fund raising & research because families keep it secret.] [Michael’s girlfriend “REBECCA††” – explains Michael’s decision not to find out if he had the disease.] [Chris O’BRIEN – talks about Michael’s last moments.]

(NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.)

Williams, Brian;
Allen, Ron

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